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CEO's Corner - July 2021

Nursing Leadership: The Role You Play and the Opportunity for Innovation

Leadership, is finding solutions despite the obstacles. And I know you are all leaders. I know it because you’re nurses. You lead in many aspects of your professional and personal lives. You advocate for others on a daily basis.
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Minimilist Approach to Living

Keep It Simple

National Simplicity Day

When I think about what I like most about being a medical-surgical nurse, I find myself pondering the simple things. Those times, I share a laugh with my patient, helping a patient understand how to take their medication, or connecting my patient to a community resource when they call for help after discharge
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Me? Biased?

Implicit and Explicit Bias

Where do we go from here?

By Antoinette Falker, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, CMSRN. Oftentimes, the biases seem to exist outside of the sphere of healthcare. However, the reality is that it is ever-present in healthcare and negatively affects the people to whom we provide care.
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Leadership path

Nurse Leaders Attributes I Want to Emulate and Why

Have you ever heard some say that nurses are natural-born leaders?

Then, of course, the complete opposite is how did this nurse ever get chosen to be a nurse leader. Throughout my nursing career, there have been many different types of leaders I have worked with. Some leaders stand out more than others. I have often pondered, is this a born trait, or can it be learned? What can I do to be a better leader?
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The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity, Future of Nursing

CEO's Corner - June 2021

The Future of Nursing and Nurse Well-Being

As you have likely heard or seen, the much-anticipated Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report "Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity" was released last week by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
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AMSN's Advocacy News - What's New in Policy

The latest on AMSN's Advocacy News

The federal agency charged with carrying out $140 million worth of programs for nurse and health care professional mental health following the COVID pandemic should incorporate and engage medical-surgical nurses in their implementation, says a May 21 letter from AMSN to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S.
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Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

The Future is Now for Nurse Wellbeing

Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

You may have heard that the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report was released last month.
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Safe Space

Advocacy News - Make Your Voice Heard Now

Strengthening the nursing workforce is AMSN’s top legislative priority & your voice is needed!

With AMSN support, a bill intended to protect health care workplace safety passed the US House of Representatives on April 16 by a vote of 254-166.
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Through the Turbulence

I'm So Excited to Wish YOU A Happy Nurses Month!

We are still working our way through this pandemic, and no one deserves to set aside some time to celebrate more than nurses. I hope you and your medical-surgical colleagues are showered with gratitude, find time and activities to rejuvenate, and receive an immense amount of meaningful recognition.
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CEO's Corner - May 2021

May is Nurses’ Month: Can This Year Be Different?

National Nurses’ Week is celebrated every May 6-12th. It ends on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
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